We found 43 gastroenterologists who accept Silver Choice HSA 3000 - 4 near Fort Worth, TX.

Rebecca Minter, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology
400 West Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Rebecca Minter is a specialist in gastroenterology (digestive system) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Minter attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Zeeshan Ramzan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 West Magnolia Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Zeeshan Ramzan is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. Dr. Ramzan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Dixon Award Most Outstanding Research, Abington Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Delaware Valley Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (DVSGE), 1st Prize Annual Research Competition; and Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology, 1st Prize Annual Poster Presentation Competition. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS), and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Kumar G Gutta, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 W Magnolia; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kumar Gutta sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. In addition to English, Dr. Gutta speaks Indian Languages. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Gutta attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gutta welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Syed Asfandyar Sadiq, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 West Magnolia; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Syed Sadiq's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sadiq welcomes new patients. Dr. Sadiq attended Sindh Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 W Magnolia; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kamal Syed's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Syed's office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Syed attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school. Dr. Syed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Dewar's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients rated Dr. Dewar highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

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Dr. Robert Bruce Guinan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Robert Guinan practices adult gastroenterology in Fort Worth, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guinan honors. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

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Dr. Moustafa Ahmed Youssef, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
1111 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Moustafa Youssef's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Dr. Youssef attended medical school at Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Youssef (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), P.A.. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Julian Edgardo Armstrong-Cintron, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Julian Armstrong-Cintron sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Armstrong-Cintron a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Armstrong-Cintron is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 W. Magnolia; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Josh George is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: pancreas problems, colon cancer, and biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Cook Children's. Dr. George obtained his medical school training at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. George's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Biliary Disorders, Acid Reflux

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Carol Mallette is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Fort Worth, TX. She is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Mallette is especially interested in diarrhea, colonoscopy, and constipation. The average patient rating for Dr. Mallette is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mallette honors. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC). She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Colonoscopy, Constipation, Diarrhea

Dr. Joseph Houston Shelton, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 West Mognolia Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Shelton is a gastroenterologist. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Shelton's clinical interests include stomach tumor, colon polypectomy, and colon cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Shelton attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shelton's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gastrostomy, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Gallstones, Gastritis, Intestinal Problems, Esophagus ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 W. Magnolia Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Yang is an adult gastroenterologist in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Yang attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In his practice, Dr. Yang focuses on gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders) and hepatobiliary disorders. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Viant, and more. He speaks Taiwanese. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Yang's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 West Magnolia; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Virat Dave is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Dave graduated from Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare. He has indicated that his clinical interests include barrett's esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer screening. Patients gave Dr. Dave an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

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Clinical interests: Acid Reflux, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Barrett's Esophagus, Inflammatory Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Natalie Gail Brand Murray, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Transplant Hepatology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 515
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Natalie Murray practices adult gastroenterology and adult transplant hepatology in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Murray is especially interested in hepatitis, liver tumor, and liver cancer. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Liver Tumor, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, Liver Cancer, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Organ ... (Read more)

Dr. Chase Richard Herdman, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
900 W Magnolia Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Chase Herdman works as an adult gastroenterologist in Fort Worth, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer screening, and ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy). Dr. Herdman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, ERCP, Colorectal Cancer Screening

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What is Gastroenterology?

A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in the normal function and diseases of the digestive tract, which includes the stomach, intestines, spleen, pancreas, and liver. As a specialty, gastroenterology is the study of how food moves through the body, how nutrients are absorbed by the body, and how waste is removed by the body. A few of the conditions that a gastroenterologist might treat are:
  • ulcerative colitis (a condition where inflammation and sores affect the lower intestine)
  • gallbladder disease (where bile stored in the gallbladder thickens and causes inflammation or gallstones)
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD (stomach acid flows back into the throat and causes a burning sensation and tissue damage)

One unique trait that really sets gastroenterologists apart is their training and skill with endoscopy, a procedure where tiny flexible tubes are inserted into the body. These tubes are equipped with lights and cameras to provide the practitioner with a close, inside look at what is going on inside the patient’s body. Tools can even be inserted through the tubes to perform certain procedures, such as removing polyps or cancers, stretching open passageways that have narrowed, or applying lasers to stop bleeding.

Gastroenterologists do not perform surgery, but they do perform endoscopic procedures, as well as biopsies to determine if cancer is affecting the digestive tract. Although other physicians can use endoscopes, gastroenterologists devote a significant portion of their medical training and practice to endoscopy. They learn how and when to use endoscopy, the safest and most efficient methods to use, and how to interpret what they see through the endoscope.